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17th August 2014

Fact: New York Dolls rocker David Johansen thrilled revellers at a karaoke bar in New York on Thursday night (14Aug14) by leaping onstage to perform a song. The veteran punk star was attending a pal's birthday party at the Planet Rose venue when he decided to grab the mic and join in the fun. Johansen performed a rendition of the Big Bopper's Chantilly Lace, and told fellow party guests it was the first time he had ever sung karaoke, according to the New York Post.

29th May 2009

Quote: "I'm afraid of me. Sometimes when I hear my voice on tape, I'm like, 'Who is that horrible man?'" New York Dolls frontman David Johansen.

7th August 2006

Quote: "A guy's make-up doesn't have to be done right - if it's done too well, it's kind of nancy-looking. Just slop it on." New York Dolls star David Johansen gives cosmetic tips for men.

6th August 2006

Quote: "He had, like, an investment portfolio and all this s**t. I don't think he ever bemoaned his financial situation." New York Dolls star David Johansen on fellow punk icon Joey Ramone's secret fortune.

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